Nabor Industries CEO Tony Petrello’s Path to Success

Tony Petrello is the current Chief Executive Officer of Nabors Industries Ltd a global leader in geothermal power development. The Harvard School of Law graduate pursued a Juris Doctor Degree before proceeding to Yale University for M.S. Degrees in Mathematics. His classmate Lloyd Grove an editor of Daily Beast described by many as mean in his editorials has written about him in his article titled “the prince and the pauper “in this article he praises Tony as a seasoned mathematician and goes ahead to note that he was the highest paid CEO in the US in 2014.Nabors Industries Ltd is a global leader in land based oil and gas drilling.

From Groves’s description, it’s evident that Tony was charming and has always been a business leader and mathematics genius from their college days. Perhaps, these skills have helped him survive in the corporate world skillfully to the benefit of the organization with which he works while building his career at the same time. He began his career at Baker &McKenzie law firm where he gained lots of corporate leadership skills and was highly sought after. From this law firm, he was offered a job at Nabors Industries, Houston a company that sought legal services at Baker and McKenzie for a long time including the time worked there. Upon employment, at Nabors, he became the president and chief operating officer. Since Petrello joined Nabors Industries Ltd. In 1991, the company has grown tremendously under the leadership of Petrello. The company has operations in the United State of America, Middle East, and Africa.

He married Cynthia Petrello and the couple was blessed with a daughter named Carena who was later diagnosed with cerebral palsy. It was this incident that exposed Tony’s philanthropic side. He committed to supporting children with conditions similar to his daughter. A course to which he has remained faithful to as a matter of fact he is the leading medical philanthropists in supporting children with cerebral palsy. Besides the corporate titles, Tony serves as a Director of Texas Children’s Hospital in his bid to offer help to children with neurological disorders.

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